Bookkeeper / Accounts Clerk

County Garage Ford

Bookkeeper / Accounts Clerk

Due to the retirement of a long-term servicing bookkeeper, we have an opening for a bookkeeper at our busy Ford dealership in Herne Bay.

We can offer your own office, a level of flexible working/hybrid working and opportunity to revise processes to suit your preferred method of working.

County Garage Ford is a family owned, award winning Ford Dealership established in 1962. Working with a friendly team in sales and servicing with an average length of service of over 12 years.

The role involves:

  • Reconciling and storing purchase invoices digitallyPetty cash, payment reconciliation and issuing statements
  • Allocating paymentsBank reconciliation, forecasting, payments and recording
  • Process HMRC VAT returns through our accounts system
  • Payroll handled externally but reconciliation of NI/PAYE
  • Updating payments
  • Preparation of monthly management accountsIdentify areas for process / cost improvement
  • Queries and general office duties
  • Assisting with answering overflow phone calls


Working with a leading corporate accountants and training from our systems provider, this role would be suitable for a person that enthusiastic, happy to work independently and interested in improving processes. The role also requires you to be proficient in using web-based applications.  You would intially have some support from the person currently in the role. 

AAT qualification or similar preferable. ACA / ACCA / CIMA desirable but not essential.

Job Type – Full time, Monday – Friday but working hours could be varied depending on experience

Salary £23,000 - £28,000 depending on experience.


  • Location: County Garage Ford
  • Salary: £23,000 - £28,000
  • Contact Name: Allan Thompson

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